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Pernod Ricard's Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque 2011 Champagne - Product Launch

30 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard has added a 2011 vintage to its Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Champagne brand.

Chris Hemsworth helms global TV ad for Pernod Ricard's Jacob's Creek - video

25 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard has signed Thor star Chris Hemsworth to lead its new global TV ad for Australian wine brand Jacob's Creek.

Pernod Ricard Q1 fiscal-2018 sales performance - results data

19 Oct 2017

In mid-October, Pernod Ricard reported a near-6% rise in sales for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. The 5.7% lift in organic terms was hampered by ForEx, however, with sales on a reported basis coming in 2% up on the corresponding period a year earlier.  Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of September.

Pernod Ricard upbeat for fiscal-2018 as Q1 sales shine - results

19 Oct 2017

A strong start to the fiscal year has given Pernod Ricard a spring in its step, with sales in the first quarter rising by almost 6%.

Rise of career bartending helps drive cocktail culture - study

19 Oct 2017

An increase in the status of - and remuneration for - the bartender has helped propel the growth of cocktails, according to a new report.

Pernod Ricard lines up 'hyper local' Absolut Truth campaign in New York

18 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard has launched a new campaign for its Absolut vodka brand in New York City. 

Pernod Ricard’s Glen Keith Distillery Edition - Product Launch

16 Oct 2017

The UK arm of Pernod Ricard has released details of the first single malt expression from its recently-re-opened Glen Keith distillery "at an accessible price".

Pernod Ricard lines up Absolut collaboration with Rita Ora in US - video

12 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard has announced a collaboration between its Absolut vodka brand and singer Rita Ora, in the US market. 

Pernod Ricard launches Altos Tequila in Germany

11 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard has lined up the release of its Altos Tequila brand in the German market. 

Pernod Ricard gets green light for Scotch expansion

5 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has received planning permission to expand bottling facilities at its Kilmalid site, near Glasgow. 

Pernod Ricard launches buy-your-own-cask concept for Irish whiskey fans

4 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers division has come up with an activation that offers consumers the chance to purchase a cask of Irish whiskey, to consume when they see fit.

Pernod Ricard’s Green Spot Chateau Montelena Irish whiskey- Product Launch

2 Oct 2017

Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers division has created a single pot still Irish whiskey that has been finished in French oak Zinfandel wine casks.

Pernod Ricard’s Jacob’s Creek Le Petit Rosé - Product Launch

29 Sep 2017

The UK division of Pernod Ricard is bringing a rosé expression of its Jacob’s Creek brand to the market.

Corby Spirit & Wine extends Foreign Affair Winery purchase date

29 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard's Canadian affiliate, Corby Spirit & Wine has postponed the closing date of its winery purchase. 

"The US has real brand calls. They are asking for an Avión Margarita" -  Pierre-Aymeric du Cray, VP of Pernod Ricard's House of Tequila - Interview part II

28 Sep 2017

In part one of this interview, the VP of Pernod Ricard's House of Tequila unit, Pierre-Aymeric du Cray, explained the importance of 'The Tahona Society' bartender programme to the group's business, as well as brand Altos' place in the company's Tequila portfolio. In part two, we turn our attention to Pernod's Olmeca and Avión Tequila brands, as well as the effect of agave price fluctuations and the company's recently-acquired Del Maguey Mezcal.

"We really want to change the perception of Tequila with Altos" - Pierre-Aymeric du Cray, VP of Pernod Ricard's House of Tequila

26 Sep 2017

Earlier in September, Pernod Ricard hosted the seventh annual The Tahona Society competition - a bartender programme under its Altos Tequila brand. The 2017 session saw 25 bartenders from 17 markets gather in Jalisco, Mexico, along with journalists and bloggers from all over the world. Lucy Britner was there to talk to VP House of Tequila Pierre-Aymeric du Cray.

Pernod Ricard’s Ballantine’s single malts - Product Launch

26 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard has lined up three new single malt Scotch whiskies under its Ballantine’s blended malt brand.

Pernod Ricard goes global with The Glenlivet marketing push – video

22 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers division has announced the launch of a global marketing activation for its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Why is Pernod Ricard the only major multi-category player still in wine? - Comment

19 Sep 2017

It's a question that has been asked a thousand times. But, Chris Losh is nothing if not persistent, especially at a time when other multi-category companies are giving wine the big heave-ho.

Former Pernod Ricard executive becomes GM for Champagne house Bollinger

12 Sep 2017

Champagne house Bollinger has named Charles-Armand de Belenet as its new general manager, the appointment taking effect earlier this month.

Drinks industry emphasises responsibility efforts in latest progress report

11 Sep 2017

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking has released its fourth annual Producers’ Commitments progress report.

Bacardi, Diageo weather storm, as Pernod Ricard braces for Hurricane Irma

8 Sep 2017

Bacardi and Diageo have been weighing the impact of Hurricane Irma, as the storm moves on through the Caribbean, towards Florida.

Pernod Ricard bemoans "muted" industry approach to pricing

5 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard has expressed concern at the need to improve its group price/mix balance, after five of its six largest international brands posted negatives in the latest fiscal year.

Pernod Ricard moves gin brands into dedicated division

5 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard has created a stand-alone unit for most of its gin brands, as the group looks to capitalise on the spirits segment’s current growth curve.

Pernod Ricard rolls out Our/Vodka infusions to UK

5 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard's localised vodka unit, Our/Vodka, has lined up the launch of its infusion kits to the UK market.

Martell growth turns Pernod Ricard's attention to Chivas in China - Analysis

1 Sep 2017

In yesterday's fiscal-2017 results announcement, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard highlighted a return to growth for the group in China - something the company hasn't seen since 2013.

Absolut "under-performs" in US on-premise as Pernod Ricard readies forward investment

1 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard will look to increase spend on its Absolut vodka brand in the US on-premise, according to the group's MD of finance & operations, as it looks to counter under-performance in the channel.

Rebecca Creek Distillery names former Pernod Ricard executive as COO 

1 Sep 2017

Texas craft distillery Rebecca Creek has appointed a former Pernod Ricard executive to the newly-created role of COO.

Pernod Ricard fiscal-2017 by brand and region - results data

31 Aug 2017

In late-August, Pernod Ricard posted results for its fiscal-2017. Sales in the 12 months to the end of June increased by almost 4% year-on-year, as operating profits rose by just over 3%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the wine and spirits group's figures for the period by brand and by region.

US starts to motor as sales climb for Pernod Ricard in FY fiscal-2017 - results

31 Aug 2017

Pernod Ricard has reported a near-4% lift in full-year sales for fiscal-2017, with the US driving the growth at the top-line.

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